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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 06' South, Longitude: 178° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.11 meters/second, 1663.6 km/hour, 1033.7 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.75 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 21.7"5.01 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 23:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 45' South, Longitude: 167° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.12 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.41 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.8"984.41 miwest0° 09' 38.7"11.05 misouth984.21 mi
24 hours12° 39' 36.8"860.47 mieast3° 34' 17.1"245.52 misouth889.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 11:40 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 11:40 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RawakiSun 12:40 PM847 km526 miles457 nmEast E
FakaofoSun 12:40 PM905 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 1:40 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 11:40 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSun 11:40 AM1488 km925 miles804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 11:40 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 12:40 PM1788 km1111 miles965 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSun 11:40 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorthwest NW
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